Education

2015   

Master of Fine Arts (Research), H1, VCA, University of Melbourne

2010   

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours), H1, RMIT University

 

Selected Awards, Grants & Residencies

2017   

Whyalla Art Prize - Finalist

Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize - Finalist

Wyndham Art Prize - Finalist

2016   

Stuart Black Memorial Travelling Scholarship

Bayside City Council Residency

Abbotsford Convent Start-up Program Studio Residency

2015   

Ursula Hoff Institute Inc. Drawing Award

Incinerator Art Award - Finalist

2013   

Takt kunstprojektraum residency, Berlin, Germany

2012   

Facetnate! The Japan Foundation Sydney Visual Art Grant

2011   

Lloyd Rees Memorial Youth Art Award

Hazelhurst Art on Paper Award - Finalist

RMIT Honours Travelling Endowment Scholarship

2010   

Siemens RMIT Fine Art Award

 

Solo Exhibitions

2017   

Shifting Shapes, Forming Spaces, C3 Contemporary Art Space, VIC

2016   

Forms and Diagrams (For Harmonic Ideals), Anna Pappas Gallery, VIC

2014   

Geometric Findings, Five Walls Projects, VIC

2012   

Shifting, Langford 120 (the wall), VIC

Inside is Outside, Outside is Inside, Seventh Gallery, VIC

Ma: Space between here and there, Japan Foundation Gallery, NSW

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017    Superman 3, curated by Patrick Larmour, Tributary Projects, ACT

2016    Imbue, curated by Aimee Board, Rubicon ARI, VIC

2015    Who is Mr Favisar? Trocadero Art Space, VIC

2013    Natürlich, curated by Isabel Manalo, Takt Kunstraum, Berlin, Germany

 

Selected Publications

2016    

In Conversation with Yuria Okamura, Jean Kemshal-Bell.  http://abbotsfordconvent.com.au/blog/in-conversation-with-yuria-okamura

Featured in Create! Magazine #1, New York

Yuria Okamura, Aimee Board, https://issuu.com/dualsite/docs/yuriaokamura_final

2014    

Yuria Okamura at Five Walls Gallery, Meg Crawford, Weekend Notes, http://www.weekendnotes.com/yuria-okamura-five-walls-gallery/

2013    

Featured in Fukt #12: A magazine for contemporary drawing, Berlin

2012    

Young Collectors 2012, Dan Rule, Your weekend: In the galleries, The age, 28 July

 

Collections

Justin Art House Museum Collection, VIC

Lloyd Rees Memorial Youth Art Award Collection, NSW

Private Collections in Australia, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, U.S.A and Japan